Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/1/14: The Labor Day Edition

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This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Spoilers 2014: Part 2

This week, we have more news and spoilers about Doctor Who, sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.


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By Heather S. Vina

The season premiere did big ratings for BBC America, making it the “highest rated season premiere ever on BBC America.” Over in the UK, the overnight figures are

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Column: Gods and Monsters: Recap and Review: Supernatural 9.04: Slumber Party

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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Supernatural Season 9

By Paula R. Stiles


[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]


Tagline: Charlie returns for a Wizard of Oz spoof, just in time to promote the movie’s reissue in 3D.


Recap: Recap of Charlie Sue’s escapades that is obviously meant to be cute and instead reminds me how much I can’t stand her. Ugh. The rest of the recap is about the brothers discovering the Men of Letters bunker.…

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Column: Gods and Monsters: Jesus in “Supernatural”

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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Gods and Monsters: 2013

spoilers but no proselytizing ahoy


The most common trope out there

A perennial question among fans of the show, Supernatural, is “Where is Jesus in all of this?” The question makes sense, because this has always been at its heart a show about the Christian Apocalypse. As this fan-made video from 2007 shows, even in season one, the religious imagery was heavy-duty:



As the central …

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